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'Slow Horses' brings 'Peaky Blinders' star Aimee-Ffion Edwards and Kadiff Kirwan on board for season 2

Apple Tv Slow Horses Sneak Peek
Apple Tv Slow Horses Sneak Peek (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has reportedly signed two new stars for the second season of Slow Horses.
  • Aimee-Ffion Edwards and Kadiff Kirwan are both reportedly in line for roles in the new season.
  • There is no indication of when the second season of the popular Apple TV+ show will debut.

Apple TV+ has reportedly added two new stars for the upcoming second season of Slow Horses with one coming straight off the back of the Peaky Blinders finale.

The first season of Slow Horses has now drawn to a close but all eyes are already on what we can look forward to in the form of a second season. That season will now have two new stars, according to a Variety report — former Peaky Blinders star Aimee-Ffion Edwards and This is Going to Hurt actor Kadiff Kirwan.

Although it has not yet been confirmed which parts Edwards and Kirwan will play, season 2 of the show about a group of MI5 no-hopers is understood to be based on "Dead Lions," Mick Herron's second book in the "Slow Horses" novels, which sees the addition of two new Slough House recruits: Shirley Dander and Marcus Longridge.

There is currently no indication from anyone as to when the Apple TV+ show will return for its second season, but the final episode of season one does at least give us a bit of a teaser for what's to come.

Slow Horses is now available to watch on Apple TV+ with all six episodes up for grabs. You'll need to be a subscriber to take the show in, of course, while Apple TV+ is also available as part of the Apple One subscription bundle, too.

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Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.